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Friday, October 19, 2012      6 comments

I am staying at 1.5 miles per hour on the treadmill and I was able to walk 40 min during naptime, and then for an hour tonight. It is nice to be able to stop when I want to and not when the treadmill wants to ... Read more
Thursday, October 18, 2012      11 comments

This was the 3rd time this week I went to the gym. It feels good to get there and do a vigorous strength and cardio circuit. I stayed within my lower calorie range today. I am excited to see how this will help. I am hoping that it will... Read more
Thursday, October 18, 2012      12 comments

Okay, okay...I guess I need to explain about my treadmill. It is an old one that I bought used years ago. It is dying and will only go for a little at a time before it shuts off. I never know how long it will go. It has shut off after as li... Read more
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      8 comments

Today I tried a lower speed (1.5) on my treadmill and I was able to walk for an hour before it stopped. I don't know which is better ...walk faster (2.0/2.5) for less time or walk a little slower for longer. I will try the lower speed again to... Read more
Low Motivation BUT Pushed Through
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      9 comments

I was very tired today after having a busy full weekend and just didn't have much motivation. I got up an hour late, therefore I wasn't able to do my walking dvd. I did get on the treadmill this afternoon during nap time. I walked a little sl... Read more
Preparation & Shopping
Sunday, October 14, 2012      9 comments

Today was basically a food preparation and shopping day. Tomorrow, I am supplying breakfast for the church (@20 people) and then for lunch we are having a family birthday celebration. I slept in a little bit this morning. When I got up I... Read more
Gym Date
Friday, October 12, 2012      8 comments

A SparkFriend challenged me to make a "date" with her to go to the gym. So, I went to the gym tonight - first time all week. Thanks Kaliswalker! Hope your gym time was good too:) Day 54 of the 100 Day Challenge (Oct 12) - My goa... Read more
Days 51-53
Friday, October 12, 2012      3 comments

I haven't blogged the last couple of days because I haven't had access to the computer in the evening. Yesterday I got up late and wasn't able to do an exercise dvd before the daycare kids came. I was able to walk on the treadmill before... Read more
Half Way
Monday, October 08, 2012      12 comments

I am half way through my 100 Day Challenge. Overall I have been reaching the daily goals. But as far as losing weight - it is been up and down and I have basically stayed even. Hopefully, I will be able to get things moving and start losing ... Read more
Sunday, October 07, 2012      9 comments

I woke up early this morning, so I decided to walk on the treadmill. I was able to walk for 33 min before it stopped. Then I got ready for church. After church my daughter and her husband came over to watch the last two episodes of Dr.Who. ... Read more
Doing Better
Saturday, October 06, 2012      8 comments

Thank you all my wonderful SparkFriends for your encouragement! I am going to do a more high protein/low carb diet and see how I do. I have done it before and always do well on it. I just gotta be consistent with it. I had a wonderful d... Read more
Mixed Emotions
Friday, October 05, 2012      9 comments

Warning Rant enclosed... I have so many emotions going through me... anger, frustration, disgust, sad, tired, wanting to give up, but not willing to. I have been reaching my daily goals on the whole. I have been getting up at 6:00 every ... Read more
Thursday, October 04, 2012      14 comments

Well, I only did 60 min of exercise today. I did 30 min walk dvd this morning, then the treadmill only lasted for 30 min this afternoon. My stomach was a little upset tonight, so I didn't go to the gym. I talked with my youngest sister to... Read more
Pushed --Did It!
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      14 comments

I pushed myself tonight at the gym. I wanted to stop after 30 min, but I did another 30 min and ended up doing 122 min of exercise today! It felt good. I really want to continue this. I finished piecing a quilt top today. I just need t... Read more
Exercise Routine
Monday, October 01, 2012      9 comments

I got up at 6:00 this morning to do an exercise DVD and get a shower before my daycare kids came at 8:00. I am going to try this and see if I can make it a routine. I used to have to get up at 6:00 when kids came at 7:00. I have gotten used t... Read more

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